Orlando City SC is reportedly in talks with former Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari to become the MLS side's next head coach.

The Spanish website AS.com said Friday that the 43-year-old Argentine could replace James O'Connor, whom the Lions parted ways with on Monday.

Solari moved into coaching following a 16-year professional career with Real Madrid and Inter Milan, among other stops. The midfielder also earned 11 caps with the Argentina national team.

Solari worked his way up through the Real Madrid coaching ranks starting with the youth-level team in 2013.

He took over managing the first team following Julen Lopetegui's dismissal in October 2018, but was let go last March and replaced by Zinedine Zidane.

--Field Level Media

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